• Tips for Finding Your Dream Property in the Pacific Northwest

    How do you find the perfect piece of property on which to build your dream home? Fortunately, there are many scenic plots of land to choose from here in the Pacific Northwest. Even if you close your eyes and blindly pick a spot, you’ll likely land somewhere beautiful. It’s one of the many benefits of […]

    Read more October 25th, 2017

  • Smart Advice for Building a Waterfront Home

    Have you always dreamed of living on the waterfront? A home built near the water offers so many simple joys. Is there anything more serene than watching soft waves as they lap against the shore or listening to the whispering breeze that rustles through the trees? What is more awe-inspiring than gazing into the reflection […]

    Read more August 8th, 2017

  • How-to Guide for Building a Custom Home

    There are lots of questions when you are planning to design and build a custom home. Information from friends can be well-meaning but unhelpful. Information on the internet can be useful but too general. You don’t want a sales pitch. You simply want good information that makes sense. We get it. That’s why we’ve gathered […]

    Read more July 13th, 2017

  • Build a Home, Buy a Home, or Update Your Home?

    Earlier this month the Seattle Times ran an article optimistically called War Stories from the Seattle Housing Market. Although real estate in Port Angeles, Sequim and the surrounding areas hasn’t reached quite the same levels there is a healthy demand that is driving inventory down and prices up. The result can be frustrating whether you […]

    Read more April 20th, 2016

  • Why Building a Custom Home May Cost More Soon

    Want to save up to 10-15% on your custom home cost? Thanks to upcoming International Residential Code changes, it looks like now may be the best time to build within your ideal custom home budget. Rather than sifting through pages and pages of building code, let us break it down for you on what these changes […]

    Read more February 16th, 2016

  • The Best Questions to Ask When Building a Custom Home

    Do you have a ton of questions about building a custom home? Ask away, we promise you won’t stump us. For more than a quarter of a century, we’ve taken thousands of customers through the process of building their dream home. No matter what custom home questions you may have, we have the answers. Here […]

    Read more December 15th, 2015

  • What is Intelligent Custom Home Design?

    For more than two decades we have earned a reputation from our customers as Western Washington’s most trusted custom home builder. We are honored by the accolades, but we aren’t ones to rest on our laurels. As a company we know that we live out our core values one home at a time. One of […]

    Read more November 10th, 2015

  • Dreaming of Building a Home for Retirement? Why Wait?

    Have you imagined the first morning that you wake up with no alarm clock, no traffic, no office to go to? The first day of retirement offers an exciting new chapter of your life to explore. Building your perfect home, in the ideal location, for your most adventurous years yet is one of the great […]

    Read more August 13th, 2015

  • How to Build a Custom Home on Schedule and on Budget

    Once you’ve designed and built a custom home, it’s impossible to imagine ever going back to buying a resale home or a cookie cutter new home again. After all, when you build a custom home, literally anything is possible. Inspired by a stunning sunroom on Houzz? Include that in your design. Are your Pinterest boards […]

    Read more August 11th, 2015

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Estes took care of things that we didn't even think of.


We have a “showplace” home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


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Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


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